Get to know the most recent AWS Heroes– Winter 2019

Get to know the most recent AWS Heroes– Winter 2019

AWS Heroes are superusers who possess advanced technical skills and are early adopters of emerging technologies. Heroes are passionate about sharing their extensive AWS knowledge with others. Some get involved in-person by running meetups, workshops, and speaking at conferences, while others share with online AWS communities via social media, blog posts, and open source contributions.…


AWS Heroes are superusers who possess advanced technical abilities and are early adopters of emerging technologies. Heroes are passionate about sharing their extensive AWS understanding with others. Some get included in-person by running meetups, workshops, and speaking at conferences, while others show online AWS communities by means of social networks, article, and open source contributions.

2019 is off to a roaring start and we’re delighted to introduce you to the newest AWS Heroes:

Aileen Gemma Smith

Ant Stanley

Gaurav Kamboj

Jeremy Daly

Kurt Lee

Matt Weagle

Shingo Yoshida

Aileen Gemma Smith– Sydney, Australia

Neighborhood Hero Aileen Gemma Smith is the founder and CEO of Vizalytics Innovation. The group at Vizalytics serves public and personal sector clients worldwide in transportation, tourist, and financial advancement. She shared their story in the Structure Complex Work in the Cloud session, at AWS Canberra Top2017 Aileen has an eager interest in diversity and addition efforts and is continuously working to raise the work and voices of undervalued engineers and founders. At AWS Public Sector Top Canberra in 2018, she was a panelist for We Power Tech, Inclusive Conversations with Ladies in Technology She has supported and motivated the production of internships and mentoring programs for high school and university trainees with a concentrate on developing out STEAM initiatives.

Ant Stanley– London, UK

Serverless Hero Ant Stanley is a consultant and neighborhood organizer. He founded and presently runs the Serverless London user group, and he becomes part of the ServerlessDays London arranging team and the worldwide ServerlessDays management group. Previously, Ant was a co-founder of A Cloud Expert, and accountable for organizing the first Serverlessconf occasion in New york city in May2016 Residing in London considering that 2009, Ant’s background before serverless is primarily as an options architect at numerous companies, from handled service suppliers to Tier 1 telecommunications suppliers. His current focus is serverless, GraphQL, and Node.js.

Gaurav Kamboj– Mumbai, India

Community Hero Gaurav Kamboj is a cloud architect at Hotstar, India’s leading OTT supplier with an international concurrency record for live streaming to 11 Mn viewers. At Hotstar, he enjoys developing cost-effective facilities that can scale to millions in minutes. He is likewise enthusiastic about turmoil engineering and cloud security. Gaurav holds the original “all-five” AWS accreditations, is co-founder of AWS User Group Mumbai, and speaks at regional tech conferences. He also performs guest lectures and workshops on cloud computing for trainees at engineering colleges affiliated with the University of Mumbai.

Jeremy Daly– Boston, USA

Serverless Hero Jeremy Daly is the CTO of AlertMe, a start-up based in New York City that uses device learning and natural language processing to assist publishers better get in touch with their readers. He began constructing cloud-based applications with AWS in2009 After finding Lambda, became a passionate supporter for FaaS and handled services. He now composes thoroughly about serverless on his blog site,, and releases Off-by-none, a weekly newsletter that focuses on all things serverless. As an active member of the serverless neighborhood, Jeremy adds to a variety of open-source serverless tasks, and has created a number of others, consisting of Lambda API, Serverless MySQL, and Lambda Warmer

Kurt Lee– Seoul, South Korea

Serverless Hero Kurt Lee operates at Vingle Inc. as their tech lead. As one of the original employee, he has actually been associated with nearly all backend applications there. Most just recently, he led Vingle’s complete migration to serverless, cutting 40%of the server cost. He’s known for sharing his experience of adapting serverless, in addition to its technical and organizational value, through Medium He and his team keep multiple open-source jobs, which they developed throughout the migration. Kurt hosts [email protected] regularly, and frequently presents at AWSKRUG about different aspects of serverless and pushing more things to serverless.

Matt Weagle– Seattle, U.S.A.

Serverless Hero Matt Weagle leverages artificial intelligence, serverless techniques, and a servicefull frame of mind at Lyft, to create ingenious transportation experiences in an operationally sustainable and safe and secure way. Matt wants to serverless as a method to increase collaboration throughout advancement, functional, security, and monetary issues and support fast business-value production. He has been associated with the serverless community for several years. Currently, he is the organizer of Serverless– Seattle and co-organizer of the serverlessDays Seattle event. He discusses serverless topics on Medium and Twitter.

Shingo Yoshida– Tokyo, Japan

Serverless Hero Shingo Yoshida is the CEO of Section-9, CTO of CYDAS, as well as a founder of Serverless Neighborhood( JP) and a member of JAWS-UG (AWS User Group– Japan). Since 2012, Shingo has not just constructed a system with just AWS, but has actually likewise developed with a cloud-native architecture to make his customers delighted. Serverless Community( JP) was developed in 2016, and meetups have been held 20 times in Tokyo, Osaka, Fukuoka, and Sapporo, consisting of 3 full-day conferences. Through this community, thousands of individuals have actually discovered the value of serverless. Shingo has contributed to these serverless scenes with numerous blog posts and books about serverless, consisting of Serverless Architectures on AWS

There are now 80 AWS Heroes worldwide. Learn about all of them and connect with an AWS Hero.

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